Greek Yogurt Revolution

USDA calls for bids to supply Greek Yogurt Pilot Program

USDA calls for bids to supply Greek Yogurt Pilot Program

By Mark ASTLEY

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is inviting bids from vendors to supply the Greek Yogurt Pilot Program, which will trial Greek and other protein-rich yogurt products on school lunch menus in New York, Idaho, Tennessee and Arizona.

Chobani's strained (not Greek) yoghurt gets UK revamp

Chobani's strained (not Greek) yoghurt gets UK revamp

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Greek yoghurt giant Chobani has reintroduced its ‘strained’ yoghurt in the UK after a court ruled that it was misleading consumers by calling its US-produced yoghurt ‘Greek’.

Sales growth at Chobani, which only started producing Greek yogurt in 2007, has been nothing short of meteoric in recent years. The firm, which is America’s top selling yogurt brand, now commands more than 20% of the overall US yogurt market (dollar share).

The rise and rise of Greek yogurt. But is the growth sustainable?

By Elaine WATSON

From a standing start in 2007 - when it accounted for just 1% of refrigerated yogurt sales in the US food, drug and mass channels excluding Walmart (FDMx) - Greek yogurt now commands a whopping 35% share of the market, according to a new report from Packaged...

It’s all Greek to me! How fair was the ruling against Chobani?

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It’s all Greek to me… How fair was the High Court ruling against Chobani?

By Mark ASTLEY

New York-based Chobani was handed an injunction last month prohibiting its use of the term ‘Greek yogurt’ in the UK following a court battle with rival, Fage, which claims that the term refers to geographical origin. But can Athens-based Fage stand by...